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Hak Baker’s lost luv

Hak Baker’s lost luv

The UK artist laments over a girlfriend he took for granted in a touching promo directed by Broken Antenna and starring actors Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Geoff Bell.

Stuart Langfield's water baby

Stuart Langfield's water baby

In an impactful spec spot, the You Are Here director aligns climate denial with child neglect.

Smash's smashing new spots

Smash's smashing new spots

In a painful series of promos, the Swedish snack inserts itself into some hard-hitting fails.

The Times' public politics

The Times' public politics

Westminster benches appear in the outside world in Henry Dean's latest spot announcing the British periodical’s coverage of the general election.

BIJI reframes Kurdish culture

BIJI reframes Kurdish culture

The actor and musical artist duo embark on a breakneck joyride in a personal and insightful promo for their new track, Zigidi.

Spotify's musical memory

Spotify's musical memory

In a stylish spot, the music streaming service spotlights how songs can take us back to specific moments in our lives.

British Gas lights up sport

British Gas lights up sport

The company's new campaign features some Team GB stars as the the summer of sport hots up.

Time travelling with AIDA

Time travelling with AIDA

In a cinematic spot directed by Stefan Pflug, the cruise company explores the concept of time and how to make the most of it.

Q&As and behind-the-scenes info on the latest and greatest commercials, shorts and music videos.

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​MindsEye joins forces with Leethal Reppin

​MindsEye joins forces with Leethal Reppin

MindsEye is joining forces with Leethal Reppin for Music Video representation.

The Music Playground promotes Christian Celaya to CCO

The Music Playground promotes Christian Celaya to CCO

Award-winning music house strengthens creative leadership from within, as Celaya becomes Chief Creative Officer.

​ArtClass signs Canadian director Nikki Ormerod

​ArtClass signs Canadian director Nikki Ormerod

With artistic origins as a stills photographer, Ormerod’s film work is beautifully composed, visually compelling, and emotionally stirring.

Miguel Campaña joins the Caviar family

Miguel Campaña joins the Caviar family

Considering the outstanding collaboration and stunning films Campaña has created with Caviar's UK and French offices, this step is a perfect fit.

The Den signs editor Leo King for US representation

The Den signs editor Leo King for US representation

The owner of Stitch Editorial in London, King has found a close artistic alignment with The Den and has signed on with the boutique edit house for representation in the US.

shots Cannes party 2024: the pictures
CANNES LIONS 2024

shots Cannes party 2024: the pictures

Thursday night's beach rave saw the clocks turned back to when adland was FUN. Check out the time-travellers that came to part-AI.

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Amy Kean written by Amy Kean

'Sex sells', the old adage goes, but so too does death, especially when it involves a famous woman. And a famous female death is, so far as the tabloids are concerned, simply a final, tragic curtain call to a life of drama, sadness, flaws and desperation. But, says Amy Kean, Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse, Sylvia Plath, Judy Garland... they were geniuses, and should be remembered as such.